Mac VLC Might End

Via Thomas Gideon comes this bad news that a lack of OS X developers on the VLC project might mean that project ceasing on this platform. That would truly bum… Via Thomas Gideon comes this bad news that a lack of OS X developers on the VLC project might mean that project ceasing on this […]

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Time Machine

Earlier today I bought a Maxtor OneTouch 4 500 GB external drive. I have a LaCie external, but it is smaller than the hard drive of my MacBook so I… Earlier today I bought a Maxtor OneTouch 4 500 GB external drive. I have a LaCie external, but it is smaller than the hard drive […]

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I Have a MacBook

Last weekend we went to Raleigh for a long weekend of just getting out of our day to day lives for a bit. While there we ate food and shopped… Last weekend we went to Raleigh for a long weekend of just getting out of our day to day lives for a bit. While there […]

MacPorts Woes

I have been interested in the Gimp for a while but every time I fire it up, I’m intimidated by the whole thing. I’ve never used Photoshop so either program… I have been interested in the Gimp for a while but every time I fire it up, I’m intimidated by the whole thing. I’ve never […]

Party Like It’s 2005

Later this afternoon, I’m planning on upgrading to Mac OS X 10.4. That isn’t a typo, I am still running 10.3 here. I can never remember which cat any release… Later this afternoon, I’m planning on upgrading to Mac OS X 10.4. That isn’t a typo, I am still running 10.3 here. I can never […]

Leopard Early?

Here’s a rumor I hope is true: Apple’s upgrade to OS X codenamed Leopard (10.5) may be early. It’s promised for spring, and coming in early next month would be… Here’s a rumor I hope is true: Apple’s upgrade to OS X codenamed Leopard (10.5) may be early. It’s promised for spring, and coming in […]

Stress Relief

Here’s a bit of advice for you Apple laptop users. If the little bit of stress relief rubber at the charging tip ever breaks off or comes loose, fix it… Here’s a bit of advice for you Apple laptop users. If the little bit of stress relief rubber at the charging tip ever breaks off […]

High Tech Old School

Whenever I use Audio Hijack Pro (of which I am a proud paid customer and give my highest recommendation), I always use the VU Meter plugin. Maybe this is my… Whenever I use Audio Hijack Pro (of which I am a proud paid customer and give my highest recommendation), I always use the VU Meter […]

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Memory Aid

I’ve had this iBook for approaching two years now, and I’ve been using it to do both almost everything for my day job plus my personal stuff for a year… I’ve had this iBook for approaching two years now, and I’ve been using it to do both almost everything for my day job plus my […]

NetNewsWire Crashing

Is anyone else experiencing frequent crashes of NetNewsWire? From the crash reporter stuff, it appears to do with a Flash Player Plugin thing. On certain items in my list, when… Is anyone else experiencing frequent crashes of NetNewsWire? From the crash reporter stuff, it appears to do with a Flash Player Plugin thing. On certain […]

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Mac Geek Gab Comes Through

I’ve been listening to the Mac Geek Gab podcast since the beginning because of my relationship with the same guys with the iPod Observer (and Backbeat Media as well.) This… I’ve been listening to the Mac Geek Gab podcast since the beginning because of my relationship with the same guys with the iPod Observer (and […]

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iPodderX Version 3

I’ve been using this for a while, so long in fact that to be honest I forget what all features are new since 2.2.9. I can say that iPodderX 3… I’ve been using this for a while, so long in fact that to be honest I forget what all features are new since 2.2.9. I […]

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Adium X

Getting old sucks. A few hours ago I ran across a reference to Adium, a multi-protocol chat client. I have been using Fire on the Mac. I installed it, but… Getting old sucks. A few hours ago I ran across a reference to Adium, a multi-protocol chat client. I have been using Fire on the […]

Boned Again by Audacity

Tonight I recorded and edited the episode with the first part of the Paul Melancon interview. I exported it to the AIFF, listened to it, and big portions of the… Tonight I recorded and edited the episode with the first part of the Paul Melancon interview. I exported it to the AIFF, listened to it, […]

Mac OS X Defragmenting

I’ve never needed a defrag program for one of my Macs before, but this constantly recording and filling up my hard drive is producing noticeable degradation of disk performance. What… I’ve never needed a defrag program for one of my Macs before, but this constantly recording and filling up my hard drive is producing noticeable […]

Shuffle Review

Here’s a review of the iPod Shuffle that mirrors my experience. Lack of display, no problem. Tiny and light and ubiquitous, good. Here’s a review of the iPod Shuffle that mirrors my experience. Lack of display, no problem. Tiny and light and ubiquitous, good.

Soundflower

From Adam Curry’s Weblog comes this post about podcast audio routing: The quest, was to create a setup, without external boxes, whereby you can record voice, mp3 players (or any… From Adam Curry’s Weblog comes this post about podcast audio routing: The quest, was to create a setup, without external boxes, whereby you can record […]

One Step Beyond

I’ve taken one step towards moving totally to NetNewsWire as my aggregator. I took Shrook out of my selection bar on the bottom. I got tired of hitting it by… I’ve taken one step towards moving totally to NetNewsWire as my aggregator. I took Shrook out of my selection bar on the bottom. I got […]

Switch

Via Cult of Mac comes this link: Grady Booch, UML guru and IBM fellow, is dropping IBM products because he wants a Microsoft-free computing environment. He says: I’ve decided to… Via Cult of Mac comes this link: Grady Booch, UML guru and IBM fellow, is dropping IBM products because he wants a Microsoft-free computing environment. […]

iMic

It’s been suggested to me that what I really need for getting audio into this Mac is an iMic. After looking at the page, I have to say that I… It’s been suggested to me that what I really need for getting audio into this Mac is an iMic. After looking at the page, I […]

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